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LO: To write my own kennings poem



  • kenning is a much-compressed form of metaphor.
  • In a kenning, an object is described in a two-word phrase, such as 'whale-road' for 'sea'.
  • Some kennings can be more obscure than others, and then it becomes close to being a riddle.


Remind yourself of what a kennings poem is by looking through the following information.


Today's Task

You are going to be writing your own kennings poems based on your chosen animal from yesterday.  Remember to use the information document so that you are including all the correct features. Don't forget to share your poem with your teacher on Seesaw!